Members 50. Half a century, and still at the crease.

This is the third start of this particular post. The first was a proper grump about Twitter in general, about right-on, holier than thou, virtue-signalling Twitter in particular. Second was an enquiry as to what makes a stabbing “terrorism”rather than “knife-crime.”

The evidence suggests I’m grumpier than usual.

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Mental Health Awareness Week

Mental Health Awareness Week begins today, May 13th. Twenty years ago, I’m fairly certain that I had no awareness at all of mental health issues. I’m guessing that I had a loose perception of depression, which I would have confronted with pearls of wisdom such as “chin up” or “pull your socks up.”

Then, a friend was sectioned.

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